English Sentence:

He held the train ticket tightly in his hand.

Chinese Translation (Traditional):


Chinese Translation (Simplified):



ta1 ba3 huo3 che1 piao4 jin3 jin3 zhua1 zai4 shou3 li3.

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1. he 2. him 3. his 4. other, some other

Here: he

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1. (a particle which marks the following noun as a direct object) 2. to grasp, to take hold of 3. a bundle, a handful 4. (a measure word for objects with a handle, for small objects: handful) 5. handle

Here: (a particle which marks the following noun as a direct object)

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huǒ chē piào

train ticket

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緊緊   紧紧

jǐn jǐn

closely, tightly

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1. to grab 2. to catch, to arrest 3. to scratch

Here: to grab, to catch, to arrest

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1. in, at, on 2. located at 3. at the moment (ongoing action) 4. to be, to exist 5. (an indicator of location or time)

Here: in, at

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1. hand (part of the body) 2. skilled person, person engaged in certain types of work 3. (a measure word for skill)

Here: hand (part of the body)

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inside, within

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